GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) -- A 35-year-old inmate awaiting trial on a shoplifting charge has died in the Cherokee County jail.

Coroner Dennis Fowler says Antonio Gregory's cellmate found him unconscious in his cell around 11 a.m. Wednesday and he died a short time later at the hospital.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday to determine why Gregory died.

Fowler says Gregory had been in jail for about two weeks and told others in the jail he hadn't been feeling well for several days.

The State Law Enforcement Division is investigating the death since it happened behind bars.

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